At Manatū Wāhine, our people are a talented diverse team who bring with them a range of different experiences and backgrounds. 

Exciting career opportunities are available for talented, energetic, and innovative people who want to make a positive difference in the lives of women and girls in Aotearoa New Zealand. 

We are committed to providing a working environment that values inclusion, diversity, and accessibility. We embrace the unique perspective and capabilities of our current and future employees, which will help us to improve outcomes for women and girls.  

While many of our roles are policy-focused, from time to time there are opportunities in other areas such as corporate services including human resources, finance, communications, administrative and support roles, and work in nominations and Ministerial servicing. 

We offer on-the-job career development, secondments within the Ministry and to other government agencies, learning and development opportunities, and leadership training.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the process.

Current vacancies

Manatū Wāhine Ministry for Women has the following vacancy: 

Kaiāwhina | Executive Assistant to Te Tumu Whakarae mō te Wāhine | Secretary for Women  - full-time, permanent.

Applications closing date extended to: 5:00pm, Wednesday 27 September 2023.  

How to apply: To apply for this position, send the completed application form, a covering letter which outlines why you are interested in the role, and your CV which highlights your skills, knowledge and experience relevant to the role to The People Team, via our email address

Please contact if you have any questions.